Permanent Orienteering Course+

Try out Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club's Permanent Orienteering Course
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Bonaly Country Park is owned by the City of Edinburgh Council and managed as part of the Pentland Hills Regional Park. This map covers a small, hilly area offering some complex woodland and open moorland with many rock features, on the northern edge of the Pentlands. A major track bisects the area, and there are other well-established paths as well as some recent mountain bike tracks

Parking: Upper car park is up a narrow road beyond the Scout Centre; or park on Torduff Road just beyond the bridge over the city by-pass. Grid Ref: NT211674 What3words: tribal.fantastic.digs

On the Pentland Hills; open hillside with some areas of wood; steep in parts.

You can do these courses at your own pace and at any time

There are courses suitable for those with young children through to experienced runners.
Orienteering is a great way to practice navigation if you are a rambler or hillwalker or if you are preparing for your Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition or indeed as your Skill or Physical Section requirements.

For full details of the maps and courses available and how to download them please visit

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On a bus route

Free of charge

Trees woodland

Water - Stream / river






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